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          VOLUME 47 / ISSUE 2


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9 - A woman with balanced ROB translocation (14;21): case report

Ali Karaman, Paşa Uluğ

Cytogenetic studies have revealed more number of females in spontaneous abortion. Family history, analysis of pedigree, and karyotypes of the parents are the basic factors at estimating the risks. In this study, the clinical feature of the rob(14;21)(q10;q10) with mother is presented based on the literature. Family members were sent to laboratory of medical genetics because of habitual abortus. Conventional cytogenetic techniques were performed for these patients. The karyotype of the mother was found as 45,XX, rob(14;21)(q10q10). The karyotypes of the father was normal (46,XY).

Keywords: Habituel abortus, robertsonian translocation, down syndrome

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